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Friday, October 13, 2017
Instilling good character in children as they prepare for the real world is a big deal in Martin County. United Way of Martin County’s CHARACTER COUNTS! program sits at the forefront of this effort and recognizes local students for exemplifying good character during the annual Joe Kordick Youth Character Awards.   Each year, United Way of Martin County’s CHARACTER COUNTS! hosts the Joe Kordick Youth Character Awards to honor students whose lives and achievements demonstrate an enduring...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
It’s one of the most magical mornings on the Treasure Coast!   The United Way of Martin County Community Leaders’ Breakfast, graciously underwritten by Florida Power & Light Company, is a celebration of past accomplishments and a rally to inspire our leaders to achieve even more for our community.    The beautifully-appointed dining room of Piper’s Landing in Palm City was filled with some of the brightest lights in local business, non-profit and philanthropic worlds, as United Way of...
Monday, September 25, 2017

At first glance, it appears that Martin County weathered Hurricane Irma with minimal impact. While it’s true that the massive storm's raging winds and tidal surge that demolished homes and buildings in many parts of Florida caused relatively little damage to the county, there is a problem simmering just beneath the surface.

According to United Way of Florida’s recent ALICE (Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed) Report, 41 percent of Martin County residents are living one paycheck...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

United Way of Martin County benefits from the guidance, leadership and advocacy of a dynamic and dedicated 27-member board of directors. As United Way kicks off a new campaign season, the organization welcomes its 2017-18 executive officers and board members.

Chad Hastings, attorney at Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith PLLC, will serve as chair of the board of directors. Hastings has been a strong supporter of United Way for several years and served as campaign chair in 2015-16.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

United Way of Martin County took a major step to graduate more students, lift families and individuals to financial stability and create a healthier community by investing over $2 million in the community in 2017-2018.

Each year, United Way raises funds through workplace or community campaigns, grants and corporate partnerships. These funds are invested in programs that assist individuals and families in Martin County who are struggling to meet basic needs in the areas of education,...